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Candide at Menier Chocolate Factory from 22 Nov 2013
Candide at the Menier Chocolate Factory, a 180-seat Off West End venue, near London Bridge, from 22 Nov 2013 to 22 Feb 2014. (Public booking opens 11 Sep 2013)
Music by Leonard Bernstein. Book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler, Lyrics by Richard Wilbur Additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker & Leonard Bernstein.
Directed by Matthew White , designs & costumes by Paul Farnsworth, choreography by Adam Cooper, lighting by Paul Anderson, sound by Gareth Owen.
From Westphalia to the far reaches of the New World, Candide’s journey of discovery is anything but dull. Through anguish, happiness, loss and love this is a adventure that seeks to prove ‘life is happiness indeed’. Features the classic songs ‘Glitter and Be Gay’ and ‘Make Our Garden Grow’.